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Corporate responsibility or core competence?

Although the concept that corporations are responsible not only to their shareholders but also for the social and environmental impacts of their activities has now entered the mainstream, pressure is still required to ensure that companies honour their pu ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 16:47

Globalisation and homelessness in the USA: building a social movement to end poverty

The authors explore the deleterious effects of economic globalisation on people in the USA, and explain the rise of poor people's organisations as a response to these conditions. They look at the impact of economic changes in terms of public policy and ar ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 17:01

Corruption and development: a study of conflict

This paper discusses the relationship between corruption and economic development. It questions the view that under certain conditions, corruption may enhance efficiency and argues that though corruption may benefit powerful individuals, it will indubitab ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 17:08

Willing Slaves: How the Overwork Culture is Ruling our Lives

Author:  Bunting, Madeleine Publisher:  London: Harper Perennial, 2005, ISBN: 0 ...

Book review - admin - 2009-10-18 19:48

Globalization and Social Exclusion A Transformationalist Perspective

Author:  Ronaldo Munck Publisher:  Bloomfield, CT, Kumarian Press, 2005, ISBN 1 ...

Book review - admin - 2009-10-18 19:57

Farmer cooperatives are the missing link to meet market demands in Laos

In the transition from subsistence to commercial agriculture, smallholders in Lao PDR need to get better organised to match market demand in terms of product volume and quality. This paper investigates the conditions for the emergence of cooperatives fr ...

Abstract - dwardle - 2014-06-27 10:30

Public service privatisation and crisis in Argentina

This article discusses the privatisation of public services in Argentina in light of the severe crisis that afflicted the country between 1999 and 2002. An inadequate regulatory framework and the absence of effective regulatory agencies resulted in the ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 16:50

Free Trade and Uneven Development: The North American Apparel Industry after NAFTA

Reviewed by Luz María de la Mora, Trade Representative of the Mexican Ministry of Economy at the EU, Brussels Author:  Bair, Jennifer ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 17:02

Workplace codes as tools for workers

Workers face tremendous challenges in their fight to organise, both in terms of personal risk and the sheer number of obstacles. Overcoming such challenges requires multiple strategies and broad-ranging collaboration. In this article we begin by reviewing ...

Abstract - admin - 2009-09-30 17:11

Globalization and Human Rights

Author:  Brysk, Alison (ed.) Publisher:  Berkeley, CA: University of California ...

Book review - admin - 2009-10-18 19:49